12/3 "Ahab's Day" is up on Vayavya's Winter 2013 Issue: http://www.vayavya.in/sandy-hiortdahl.html
11/2 My long story "Spectrum 13" was accepted by Blue Lake Review for publication in April 2014. Been a long time shopping this one, as it's over 7500 words! Hooray.
10/28 I've been asked by The Poetry Society of Tennessee -- Northeast Chapter to give a reading in February.
10/21 My short story "Break-fast" has been accepted and published by the online 'zine Postcard Shorts: http://www.postcardshorts.com/read-2082.html
10/17 Editor John Mannone of The Silver Blade has nominated my poem "The Elixir" for the international Best of the Net Anthology 2013. http://silverblade.silverpen.org/content/?p=2189
10/10 THEMA just accepted my poem "Snooze Alarm Alligators" for their Summer 2014 issue themed "A LOT can happen in ten minutes!" Happy!
9/30 My poem "Ahab's Day" has been accepted by VAYAVYA for their winter issue, for publication in December 2013!
8/14 The Key West Literary Society has awarded me $600 in scholarships for the workshop/seminar and free shared lodging for the week... So plans for January are shaping up nicely. Thank you all for your prayers and good wishes!!! And thank you Helen and John Maier and Liz Rosenberg for the lovely reference letters!